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Table 2 Assessment overview of the timing and content in the NOCfao study

From: “Study protocol for the ≥65 years NOrthern jutland Cohort of Fall risk Assessment with Objective measurements (the NOCfao study)”

Domain Type of Assessment Notes BL DM FU   Origin
Demographic data Age Self-reported x     
Gender Self-reported x     
Height Measured in centimeters x     
Weight Digitally measured on forceplate x     
Marital status Self-reported x     
Type of dwelling Self-reported x     
Use of mobility aids Self-reported x     
Use of homecare Self-reported x     
Health information Chronic diseases Self-reported x     
Number of prescribed medications Self-reported x     
Fluid intake Self-reported x     
Physical activity Objectively measured physical activity Pedometer (Stepwatch3), Repeatedly over 5 days   x    [60, 61]
Self-reported physical activity IPAQ-elderly x     [62]
Pain sensory profile Muscle tissue Pressure Pain Threshold x     [63]
Severity and duration of pain Self-reported obtained by NRS x     [64, 65]
Location of pain Body chart x     [66]
Physical tests Walking speed 10 m walking test x     [67, 68]
Muscle strengths in lower extremities 30-s sit-to-stand x     [69]
Muscle strengths in upper extremities Seehan digital Hand grip dynamometer x     [70, 71]
Balance Force plate measures x     [72]
  Mini-BESTest x     [73, 74]
Psychological factors Anxiety of falling Falls efficacy scale - International x     [75]
Fall incidence Fall incidence
and fall circumstance
Phone-interview on a monthly basis. Prospective 1 year    x   [76]
Fall history Self-reported one-year history of falls x     
  1. Notes: BL: Baseline; DM: Diurnal measurements; FU: Follow-up